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Species Celiptera valina - Hodges#8748

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Celiptera
Species valina (Celiptera valina - Hodges#8748)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Celiptera valina (Schaus, 1901)
Mocis valina Schaus, 1901 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930941 (2)
There are two Celiptera species in America north of Mexico. (2), (2)
Wingspan average 46 mm.
The Hampson (1913) revised description of Celiptera valina is available online in the print references below.
Arizona; western and northern Texas. (3), (4)
Mexico. (1)
Described from a specimen collected in Mexico: [Jalisco], Guadalajara. (1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults appear to be most common from May to September. (4)
Larval host unknown.
See Also

Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1913. Noctuidae. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. p. 135.